This section provides news and information issued by us and organisations we work with, over the last three months.
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|26/8/2016||Work to start on new houses at Ninehams Gardens in Caterham
This week Tandridge District Council, in partnership with Circle Housing Mole Valley, successfully completed negotiations on the £7 million re-development of 1-20 Ninehams Gardens, Caterham, Surrey CR3 5LP.
|24/8/2016||Recycling & waste collections over August bank holiday
Recycling, food and waste collections following the bank holiday on Monday 29 August will not change.
|24/8/2016||Order your burger well done this Bank Holiday weekend
Tandridge District Council and the Food Standards Agency (FSA) have joined forces ahead of the Barbecue Weekend (27-29 August) to issue some key health advice. According to research, half of us will be planning a barbecue over the long weekend and with burgers topping most of our shopping lists, it is important to make sure people cook them right.
|24/8/2016||Changes to opening hours at Surrey County Council libraries
The opening hours at most Surrey libraries are changing
|23/8/2016||Voters urged to send electoral information back promptly
Residents in the Tandridge District will soon receive a form asking them to check whether the information which appears on the electoral register for those living at their address is correct. The form needs to be sent back even if there are no changes.
|19/8/2016||Do you know a veteran in need of support?
Blind Veterans UK is the national charity dedicated to supporting blind and vision-impaired ex-Service men and women, no matter when they served or how they lost their sight.
|19/8/2016||First new council homes for 25 years completed and ready to rent
Tandridge District Council’s brand new homes in Oxted and Caterham are ready to welcome their first tenants. These are the first new council housing developments in Tandridge for 25 years and part of the Council’s ongoing commitment to provide affordable rented accommodation for residents.
|18/8/2016||Is your high street an award winner?
This year’s Great British High Street Competition is set to be bigger than ever. With new categories and new prizes, including the chance to win up to £ 10,000, organisers are confident that they will attract record-breaking entry levels.
|18/8/2016||Ex council vehicle for sale
The Council is selling off a Fiat Scudo 90 M-jet SWB, registration GN60 CKG registered in October 2010, with an MOT until 9 November.
|17/8/2016||New charges at Surreys community recycling centres
Surrey County Council is introducing new charges for some non-household waste, including DIY or building waste, at nine community recycling centres (CRCs) from 1 September.
We are currently advertising the following roles at Tandridge District Council:
|10/8/2016||Grants of up to £1,500 available to improve wellbeing in your community
Healthwatch Surrey is now seeking applications for the Community Cash Fund for 2016/17 to help individuals and small groups undertake projects to boost wellbeing in their local communities. The fund offers up to £1,500 to individuals, groups and small organisations to undertake new projects, events, and activities within their communities that will seek to improve wellbeing and support people to speak up about their experiences of health and social care services.
|1/8/2016||Council shuts Bletchingley skatepark ramps due to vandalism
Following vandalism of the skateboard ramps at Grange Meadow, Bletchingley, the Council has reluctantly had to shut the facility down after the wooden surface was attacked and several holes made in the ramps. The holes are an accident risk to scooter and skateboard users. The Council is reviewing CCTV footage and working with Surrey Police to try to identify those responsible and has fenced the ramps off pending repairs which are likely to require new surfaces at a cost of several thousand pounds.
|1/8/2016||Changes to local bus services
Do you travel by bus in Surrey? From Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 September, there will be changes to a number of local services. The changes are being introduced as part of Surrey County Council's review of local transport, which aims to make sure the bus services that are used the most can keep running in the face of huge funding pressures.
|26/7/2016||Kids can win a family meal out by entering the Recycle for Surrey food waste competition
Want to keep your kids/grandkids busy over the summer holidays and teach them the benefits of recycling?
Recycle for Surrey are running a library competition as part of the food waste campaign across the school summer holidays.
To enter, children need to pick up an activity sheet from any Surrey library and complete the activities.
The competition has two age categories:
|26/7/2016||Live in Caterham and affected by the recent floods?
Are you uninsured or having problems with your insurance company? Want to know how to restore your home to be resilient to flooding? Feeling down? Confused over information? Have ongoing concerns or worries? Pop into a National Flood Forum Flood Surgery for a chat, support & advice on Thursday 4 August, 12pm to 2pm at Caterham Hill Library, Westway, Caterham CR3 5TP.